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CRESCO - It smelled pretty good in the Beadle Park area on Sept. 21 as world-class grillers participated in the second annual Steak Cookoff for Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest. The aroma of cooking steak had many folks wandering over to the area to check it out. There were 17 cooks from six different...
RURAL CRESCO - It is only fitting that 10 years after the death of Dr. Norman Borlaug, a group of students from across the world visited his farm during Inspire Day on Sept. 20. He spent most of his life helping and showing others how to plant better crops. Around 20 college students from two...
CRESCO - At the Sept. 16 meeting, Public Works Director Rod Freidhof updated Cresco City Council members on the street light project which was close to being completed. In addition, his department is busy with planning for the Vernon Road projects. • City Clerk Michelle Girolamo reported...
CRESCO - Saturday, Sept. 21 was overcast with a few sprinkles, but that didn’t stop 37 classic car owners and hundreds of car enthusiasts from turning out for Cresco’s annual Cruize to Cresco event.  Last year was a stellar year for the cruize, with 155 vehicles, but it was a beautiful sunny day,...
The Little Miss Cresco candidates, their mothers and grandmothers, along with members of Prairie Springs Recreational Trail picked up garbage along the trail as a service project. Girls, from left: Hadley Riehle, Amberlena Lopez, Claire Kach, Alanna Schatz and Addison Bohr. Miss Congeniality (...
CRESCO - The CONEction, Cresco’s newest downtown eating establishment, began as an ice cream parlor but certainly doesn’t end there. In fact, while customers may stop by for a variety of mouth-watering flavors of creamy, hard-serve ice cream, they can also enjoy breakfast served all day, deli...
LIME SPRINGS - Iowa Economic Development Authority Board intends to award Upper Iowa Beef financial assistance. Upper Iowa Beef, LLC, is a locally sourced, state-of-the-art beef processing facility in Lime Springs. The business is approaching its second year of successful operation and has...
HOWARD-WINNESHIEK - On a vote of 4-1 (Alison Holten, Karlos McClure, Duane Bodermann and Toni Johnson - aye and Todd Hill - nay), a public measure will be on the Nov. 5 ballot, which will give the district the ability to spend up to $23.6 million on a facilities update. Before the vote at the...
HOWARD-WINNESHIEK - Transportation Director Brian Swestka reported on requirement of seat belts, installation of dash cams and routing software at the How-Winn School Board meeting of Sept. 16. ~ Swestka began by thanking the board on approving routing software that was purchased last year. It is a...
CRESCO - Twenty Quilts of Valor were given to veterans at the ceremony on Aug. 21 during Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest. It took place in the Harvest Tent, which was a blessing with the overcast skies. The event started with Nate Thorson giving the opening prayer. Jayne Jensen led the crowd in singing...

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